Scarce Great Road Glazed Redware Jar, Southwestern VA or Eastern TN, mid 19th century

March 21, 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 18

Estimate: $800-$1,200.  A Note About Estimates

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Scarce Large-Sized Great Road Redware Jar, Southwestern VA or Eastern TN origin, mid 19th century, ovoid jar with tall collar, semi-rounded rim, and ribbed strap handles with depressed terminals, the shoulder with narrow incised sine-wave decoration between two straight lines. Surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Stately form and impressive large size, measuring approximately four gallons. Among the largest jars from this region that we have seen. Shallow chipping to edge of one handle. Glaze spalling, typical of pieces from this region. One side of rim slumped during the firing. Two minor flakes to underside. H 15".


Scarce Great Road Glazed Redware Jar, Southwestern VA or Eastern TN, mid 19th centuryScarce Great Road Glazed Redware Jar, Southwestern VA or Eastern TN, mid 19th centuryScarce Great Road Glazed Redware Jar, Southwestern VA or Eastern TN, mid 19th centuryScarce Great Road Glazed Redware Jar, Southwestern VA or Eastern TN, mid 19th century

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